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Aug 31, 2015

The Art Of Sumo Wrestling

The Art Of Sumo Wrestling

Japan is a country which blends tradition with modern life almost to perfection.
One of it's most famous traditions is the art of Sumo wrestling, but even that needs to be promoted to the new generation once in a while.

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A boy fights with a professional sumo wrestler during a mock competition, at a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A sumo wrestler faces off two boys in a mock competition, during a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A sumo wrestler falls while wrestling a boy at a mock competition, during a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A sumo wrestler lifts a boy off the ground during a mock competition, at a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A sumo wrestler falls while wrestling two boys in a mock competition, during a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A boy pushes a sumo wrestler out of the ring during a mock competition, at a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A specialist hairdresser demonstrates the unique topknot sumo wrestler hairstyle on an athlete, during a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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A specialist hairdresser demonstrates the unique topknot sumo wrestler hairstyle on an athlete during a presentation by professional sumo stables promoting the sport, at a department store in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Sumo wrestlers of the senior division fight during a show competition in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Sumo wrestlers tie tsuna belt around Hakuho during a presentation in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Sumo wrestlers of the senior division fight during a show competition in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Sumo wrestlers of the senior division fight during a show competition in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Sumo wrestler throws his opponent out of the rink during a show competition of the senior division in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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Sumo wrestlers of the senior division fight during a show competition in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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People watch sumo wrestlers of the senior division fight during a show competition in Tokyo THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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